Vacancies at the API

    Two Postdoctoral positions in Astroparticle Physics

    Two postdoctoral positions in Astroparticle Physics at the University of Amsterdam!

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    Deadline: 1 November 2014
    Contact: or (depending on position)

    Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Radio Astronomy at UvA and ASTRON

    The Astronomy Group of ASTRON, the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy in Dwingeloo and the Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy of the University of Amsterdam invite applications for a tenure-track position shared between these two institutes. We are looking for enthusiastic candidates with at least a PhD in astronomy, astrophysics or a related discipline, demonstrated ability for ground-breaking research, an excellent publication record and the potential to secure external funding as well as a number of years work experience as a postdoc.

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    Deadline: 1 December 2014
    Contact: Prof. dr. Raffaella Morganti ( or Prof. dr. Ralph Wijers (

    Two Faculty Positions in Exoplanetary Research and Instrumentation at UvA and SRON

    The UvA and SRON are seeking to fill two tenure-track positions in the field of exoplanetary research, in order to start a close collaboration in this area. 1. An observational astronomer with strong abilities to work with existing ESO and other internationally competitive instrumentation on the detection and in particular characterization of exoplanets. 2. A planetary atmosphere modelling expert with strong abilities for the analysis and modelling of exoplanet observations.

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    Deadline: 15 May 2014